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Uluru - Kata Tjuta Aboriginal Land Trust

Category: Organisation
Date: 30 September 1985
Sub Category:Aboriginal Land Trust (Northern Territory)
Location:Northern Territory, Australia
Summary Information:
An Aboriginal Land Trust constituted under section 4 of the Aboriginal Land Rights Act (Northern Territory) 1976. Under the Act where land is granted following a traditional land claim, the title is held by an Aboriginal Land Trust 'for the benefit of Aboriginals entitled by Aboriginal tradition to the use or occupation of the land concerned'. As a general rule, Aboriginal land is held by a Land Trust in fee simple and it cannot be sold by the Land trust holding title to it. Land Trusts act on the direction of the local Land Council.

Related Entries

Agreement
  • Uluru - Kata Tjuta National Park Memorandum of Lease - Signatory
  • Event
  • Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park Plan of Management
  • Legislation
  • Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976 (Cth)
  • Place
  • Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

  • References

    Resource
    Department of the Environment and Heritage (2000) Uluru - Kata Tjuta National Park Plan of Management

    Glossary

    Aboriginal Land Trust (Northern Territory) (Australia)

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